Some detailing on the frame made this an interesting challenge for both the frame design and carpentry teams.
The dominant aspect is the pyramid shaped frame, supported by a central post that went from ridge height, through the master bedroom and down to floor level in the garage. Although square in planning, the pyramid element was eventually designed to be off-square to allow for the various pitches to be realised, with steep pitches coming into shallower pitches.
This resulted in more complex joinery, but a resulted in a frame that worked both structurally and aesthetically, with the post and bracing in the bedroom creating a showpiece of materials and craftsmanship.
The first floor ring beam was broken into sections to allow for the outdoor courtyard to sit perfectly within the frame. Other unusual details are the dropped top plates and dragon ties at the bottom of the hips.